Explosion at train station in China's Urumqi - Xinhua

by Reuters
Wednesday, 30 April 2014 12:51 GMT

BEIJING, April 30 (Reuters) - An explosion occurred at a railway station in Urumqi, capital of China's restive far western region of Xinjiang, state media said on Wednesday.

The blast happened at Urumqi's south railway station, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

"Details about the blast and casualties are unclear," the report cited unnamed government sources as saying. (Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Robert Birsel)

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